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Report editor: options and keyboard shortcuts
The report editors proposes a menu shaped like a ribbon that groups all its options. The following ribbon panes are specific to the report editor:
  • Creation: used to create all the controls found in the reports.
  • Modification: used to modify the characteristics of the report.
  • Alignment: used to manage the alignment options of the elements found in the report.
  • Display: used to specify the display options of the report and report controls in the editor.
Keyboard shortcuts
The main shortcuts that can be used in the report editor are as follows:
Action Shortcut
Enable/Disable the Live DataF8
Display the description of the control or cellF4
Display the list of controls found in the current reportF12
Display the list of classes in the "Project explorer" pane (and in the "Code" pane if it is displayed)Shift + F8
Display the list of global procedures in the "Project explorer" pane (and in the "Code" pane if it is displayed)Ctrl + F8
Display the full name of the blocks / Display the short name of the blocksF10
Show/Hide the border of controlsF5
Show/Hide the name of controlsF6
Show/Hide report marginsF11
Show/Hide rulersCtrl + R
Undo the last actionCtrl + Z
Stop the test mode (during the test of the project or report)Shift + F5
Paste clipboard contentCtrl + V or Shift + Ins
Copy the style of selected elementCtrl + Shift + C
Copy the selected elementCtrl + C or Ctrl + Ins
Cut the selected elementCtrl + X or Alt + Del
Move the selected control or column to the rightRight arrow
Move the selected control or column to the leftLeft arrow
Display the code associated with the selected element in the "Context-sensitive code view" paneCtrl + Shift + F2
Edit the selection codeF2
Save the reportCtrl + S
Save asCtrl + Shift + S
Save allAlt + S
Close all opened elementsCtrl + Shift + W
Print the documentation about the current reportCtrl + P
Hide the horizontal panesCtrl + Q
Hide all (dockable panes)Ctrl + W
Assign the bold attribute to the selected controlCtrl + G
Assign the italic attribute to the selected controlCtrl + I
New (Create an element)Ctrl + N
Open (Open an element)Ctrl + O
Open a projectCtrl + Shift + O
Restore (Undo the last action)Ctrl + Y or Ctrl + Shift + Z
Underline the selected controlCtrl + U
Delete the selectionDel
Trace the projectAlt + F9
Test projectCtrl + F9
Run the test of current reportF9
Show report in 3D Alt + D
Zoom at 100 %Ctrl + Alt + 0
Zoom +/-Ctrl + mouse wheel
Caution: The "+" sign means that the keys must be pressed simultaneously
Minimum version required
  • Version 10
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Last update: 04/13/2023

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